June 1, 2023



I’ve contributed a bibliographical article to the Spring 2023 edition of The Journal of the Cricket Society.

The list below is designed to give some fuller details for the items discussed, which are referenced in the order in which they appear in the article.

Place of publication is London, unless otherwise stated.

Key to numbers in square brackets:

I refers to E.W. Padwick’s Bibliography of Cricket (second edition, Library Association with J.W. McKenzie for Cricket Society, 1979).

II refers to Volume II of Padwick’s Bibliography, ed. Stephen Eley and Peter Griffiths (Library Association for Cricket Society, 1991).

III refers to Post Padwick: The Gibbs Extension of Padwick’s Bibliography 1990-2006 (Maysfield NSW: Stephen W. Gibbs, 2008).



HUTTON, Len (1949). Cricket Is My Life (Hutchinson) [I, 7734]

HOBBS, Jack (1935). My Life Story (Star Publications) [I, 7697]

HUTTON, Len (1956). Just My Story (Hutchinson) [I, 7735]

HUTTON, Len (1984). Fifty Years in Cricket (Stanley Paul) [II, 3752]

HUTTON, Len (1989). ‘A Personal View’, in The History of Yorkshire Cricket Club by Anthony WOODHOUSE (Bromley: Christopher Helm) [II, 1603]


HOWAT, Gerald (1988). Len Hutton: The Biography (Heinemann Kingswood) [II, 3751]

KITCHIN, Laurence (1953). Len Hutton (Phoenix House [Cricketing Lives Series]) [I, 7737]

THOMSON, A.A. (1963). Hutton and Washbrook (Epworth) [I, 7740]

TRELFORD, Donald, ed. (1992).  Len Hutton Remembered (H. F. & G. Witherby) [III, 5361]

A Tribute to Leonard Hutton (2007). Yorkshire CCC DVD, directed by Mike Hooper with interviews by Stephen Chalke

Desert Island Discs (1959). BBC Home Service, 7 September:

LEMMON, David (1990). Len Hutton: A Pictorial Biography (Collins & Brown) [III, 5358]

TREVOR, Brian (1951). Len Hutton, the World’s Greatest Batsman: The Story of the Test Career (Souvenir Press) [I, 7741]

KILBURN, J.M. (1950).  Len Hutton: The Story of a Great Cricketer (Pitkin Pictorials) [I, 7736]

RICKSON, Barry (2002). Len Hutton: His Record Innings-by-Innings (West Bridgford: ACS [Famous Cricketers series 65]) [III, 5360]

KEATING, Frank (1998). Sporting Century (Robson Books) [III, 0200]


CARDUS, Neville (1952). ‘Hutton and Hobbs and the Classical Style’, in Cricket All the Year (Collins) [I, 6667]

‘Profile – Len Hutton’, The Observer, 25 February 1951 [attributed to Robertson-Glasgow by Trelford, but possibly by Cardus]

CARDUS, Neville (1956). ‘Len Hutton: The Master’, in Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, edition 93

ARLOTT, John (1953). Test Match Diary 1953: A Personal Day-by-Day Account of the Test Series (Barrie) [I, 5106]

ARLOTT, John (1952). The Echoing Green: Cricket Studies (Longmans, Green) [I, 6643]

MOYES, A.G. (1950). A Century of Cricketers (Harrap) [I, 7226]

FINGLETON (1958) Masters of Cricket: From Trumper to May (Heinemann) [I, 7206]

COWDREY, Colin (1967). ‘Len Hutton’, in Cricket: The Great Ones, ed. John ARLOTT (Pelham) [I, 713]

DEXTER, Ted (1981). From Bradman to Boycott: The Master Batsmen (Queen Anne Press) [II, 0359]

BREARLEY, Mike (1985). The Art of Captaincy (Hodder & Stoughton) [II, 0391]

GIBSON, Alan (1979). The Cricket Captains of England: A Survey (Cassell) [I, 767-1]

KILBURN, J.M. (1956) ‘Len Hutton Retires’, in The Cricketer, Spring issue

ROSS, Alan (1956). ‘Hutton Departs’, originally published in The Observer; reprinted in The Picador Book of Cricket, ed. Ramachandra GUHA (Picador, 2001) [III, 4223]

WOODCOCK, John (1991). ‘Sir Leonard Hutton: A Cricketing Legend’, in Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, edition 128

KILBURN, J.M. (1959). Cricket Decade: England v Australia 1946 to 1956 (Heinemann) [I, 4372]

KILBURN, J.M. (1972). Thanks to Cricket (Stanley Paul) [I, 7776]

ROSS, Alan (1955). Australia 55: A Journal of the MCC Tour (M. Joseph) [I, 4548]

ROSS, Alan [1999]. ‘Len Hutton Remembered’, collected in Green Fading into Blue: Writings on Cricket and Other Sports (Andre Deutsch) [III, 4260]


FRITH, David [2014]. Hutton material collected in Frith’s Encounters (Brighton: Von Krumm)

HATTERSLEY, Roy (1990). ‘Endpiece’, in The Guardian, 17 November

HATTERSLEY, Roy (2003). ‘Len Hutton and Me’, Observer Sports Monthly, 6 July

MURPHY, Patrick (1983, rev. 1986). The Centurions: Profiles of the 20 Batsmen who have Scored a Hundred (Dent) [II, 0364]

PINTER, Harold [1998]. ‘Poem’ and ‘Len Hutton in the Past’, collected in Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics 1948-1998 (Faber and Faber) [III, 5359]

THOMAS, Leslie (1986). ‘Ole Blue Eyes’, in Quick Singles: Memories of Summer Days & Cricket Heroes, ed. Christopher MARTIN-JENKINS and Mike SEABROOK (Dent) [II, 3283]

GIBSON, Alan (1985). Growing Up With Cricket: Some Memories of a Sporting Education (George Allen & Unwin) [II, 3680]






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